Books in Chile

  title={Books in Chile},
  author={Jorge Edwards},
  journal={Index on Censorship},
  pages={20 - 22}
  • J. Edwards
  • Published 1 April 1984
  • Political Science
  • Index on Censorship
How the censorship of books has evolved since 1973 Born in Santiago de Chile in 1931, Jorge Edwards is a distinguished novelist and short story writer, whose writing career began in 1952 with El Patio and has included such works as Los Convidados de Piedra (1978), and Las Máscaras (1980). He also served Chile as a diplomat, and represented Salvador Allende's government in Cuba for several months in 1971. His experiences there provided the material for a book, Persona Non Grata which at one time…